Bringing Essential Mental Health Training to Maryland's Communities

Mental Health First Aid® Maryland is an 8-hour public education national certification course designed to teach individuals, professionals, businesses, and community members the skills necessary to respond with care and genuine support to an individual experiencing a mental health or substance use concern or crisis. Mental health problems are common and, with the right help, wellness and recovery are possible. Since its inception, over 37,000 Mental Health First Aiders have been trained—creating more caring, safe, and supportive communities throughout Maryland.

If you are a non-Maryland resident seeking training, please go here.

About Us

With over 37,000 First Aiders and 700 Instructors trained in Maryland, Mental Health First Aid® is making an impact!

Course Overview

Learn more about our courses, training schedules, program costs, and registration.

Course Calendar

See the latest available MHFA courses across the state.

Register

Want to join our growing community of Mental Health First Aiders and help to build more caring communities in Maryland? Take a Mental Health First Aid® course!

Become an Instructor

When you become a certified instructor you can teach Mental Health First Aid® classes across Maryland and tailor the content to best fit the needs of the community you serve.

FAQs

Have questions about the Mental Health First Aid® program? Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions here.

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